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mosquito netting

noun
1.
netting used in the making of mosquito nets.
Origin of mosquito netting
1735-1745
First recorded in 1735-45
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  • The window there was open and covered with mosquito netting.

    Jim Spurling, Fisherman

    Albert Walter Tolman
  • We took our bundles of mosquito netting and boarded the train.

    Alaska Ella Higginson
  • But Elliot was well equipped with mosquito netting and with supplies.

    The Yukon Trail

    William MacLeod Raine
  • Elnora took a large piece of mosquito netting, and ran to the swamp.

    A Girl Of The Limberlost Gene Stratton Porter
  • "I can make one out of a barrel hoop and mosquito netting," I whispered; so we did not buy it.

  • As most of them can fly, the aquarium should be provided with a close-fitting frame covered with mosquito netting.

  • The mosquito netting across the open windows was eaten through and the hopping, wriggling, flying pest surged inside.

    Winning the Wilderness Margaret Hill McCarter
  • It reminded me of the mosquito netting as a safe-guard against flies and other insects in our world.

    Life in a Thousand Worlds

    William Shuler Harris
  • And with covering from the wet and weather over my head and with plenty of mosquito netting, I felt established for the summer.

    Tramping on Life Harry Kemp
  • We are nearly eaten up with the mosquitoes so I have been to Dunkirk to get some mosquito netting.

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